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Mechanical Testing

Servohydraulic and Screw-driven Uniaxial Testing, Nanoindentation, Creep Testing, Wear Testing

 

Instron 1350 Servohydraulic Uniaxial Tensile Tester

INstron-1350_w Instron 1350 load frame, retrofitted with Instron 8500 controller and BlueHill control software. 10,000 lbs maximum capacity.

 

Instron 1350 Servohydraulic Uniaxial Tensile Tester

Instron 1350 load frame, retrofitted with Instron 8500 controller and Blue Hill control software. 5,000 lbs maximum capacity.

 

MTS 810 Servohydraulic Uniaxial Tensile Tester

 MTS-tester_w MTS 810 load frame, retrofitted with Instron 8500 controller and Blue Hill control software. 20,000 lbs load capacity.

 

Instron 5869 Electromechanical Testing System

 Instron-5869_w Uniaxial tensile tester with a maximum load frame capacity of 50 kN. Equipped with Blue Hill control software.

 

Agilent Nanoindenter XP

Nanoindenter_w MTS Nanoindenter XP, supported by Agilent. Upgraded in 2010 with NanoVision software for scratch testing and surface imaging in addition to nanoindentation.

 

Applied Test Systems Creep Tester 2320

Single lever arm tension creep tester. Max temperature 1,100 °C, max load capacity 10,000 lbs. Equipped with WINCCS control software and displacement transducers.

 

Falex MultiSpecimen Tribometer

FalexMSTM_w Capable of up to 16 different friction and wear tests under controlled atmospheres at speeds of 60 to 300 rpm, loads of 0.5 to 800 lbs, and temperatures between ambient and 150°C.